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Set 14

Terms

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vagrant
person with no home, wanderer
itinerant
wandering from place to place, unsettled
unfettered
free, unrestrained
pejorative
having bad connotations; disparaging
execrable
utterly detestable
stockade
enclosed area forming defensive wall
catharsis
purification, cleansing
docile
tame; willing to be taught
countervail
to counteract, to exert force against
lament
to deplore, grieve
wizened
withered, shriveled, wrinkled
sepulchral
typical of a place of burial
patrician
aristocrat
phalanx
massed group of soldiers, people, or things
enigmatic
puzzling, inexplicable
fetter
to bind, chain, confine
incursion
sudden invasion
iridescent
showing many colors
baleful
harmful, with evil intentions
rancor
bitter hatred
immaterial
extraneous, inconsequential, nonessential; not consisting of matter
rejoinder
response
confection
something sweet to eat
edify
to instruct morally and spiritually
forestall
to prevent, delay; anticipate
agrarian
relating to farming or rural matters.
grievous
causing grief or sorrow; serious and distressing
append
to attach
covert
hidden; secret
machination
plot or scheme
coterie
small group of persons with a similar purpose
monolith
large block of stone
toady
flatterer, hang-on, yes-man
clement
mild
gibe
to make heckling, taunting remarks
accost
to approach and speak to someone
myriad
immense number, multitude
coven
group of witches
canonize
to declare a person a saint; raise to highest honors
countenance
to favor, support
dispirit
to dishearten, make dejected
cheeky
lacking prudence or discretion
posterior
bottom, rear
riposte
a retort
macrobiotics
art of prolonging life by special diet of organic non-meat substances
insentient
unfeeling, unconscious
provident
prudent, frugal
heretical
opposed to an established religious orthodoxy
lumber
to move slowly and awkwardly
sullen
brooding, gloomy
diabolical
fiendish; wicked
overweening
arrogant
aviary
large enclosure housing birds
rent
torn apart

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